Yeah he was an awesome brother....8 years older than me yet we were close from as far back as I can remember..he was never bitter about his service and had a great life until he got sick......
I have read quite a bit about the tunnels in a great book called the 'Tunnels of Cu Chi' and what my brother told me about them....highly recommend the book.....
Originally Posted by ThotDoc
I'm really sorry to hear that RR. He sounds like he was a great brother.
My daughter teaches in Vietnam and she says the crazy thing is that they now do tours of the VietCong tunnels so you can see how they fought the Americans.
My dad was a short dude, and went to Vietnam voluntarily at 17 with his moms permission...perfect candidate for tunnel rat...and the PTSD to go along with it.
My step dad was drafted, but had some great advice from his dad...run around telling anyone who will listen you're a truck driver. Ended up ruining a couple of transmissions on a big rig or two, but once he got comfortable it was a skill that kept him off the front lines.
Tough theater and lack of support stateside make for a crappy experience for many.
Sorry folks, met him numerous times. Says whats on his mind. Doesn't BS around. put me in the column for atleast liking the guy. Can we get back to the conversation now & quit comparing penises!
says the guy who doesnt know if he has one or not
You know I love ya my friend/brother
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